Fall 2013

Charles Trombley Society — Platinum

The Charles Trombley Society Platinum level recognizes those who gave $2,500 to $4,999 between July 1, 2012, and June 30, 2013.

College of Business

Pacific University launched its College of Business on July 1, 2013. The new college offers undergraduate majors in accounting, business administration, finance, international business and marketing — degrees previously offered within the College of Arts & Sciences. The college also will begin its first graduate degree, a master of science in finance, in January 2014. The college’s opening was funded almost entirely by philanthropic gifts from trustees, friends of Pacific University. 

Heart of Oak Society

The Heart of Oak Society honors those individuals who have made long-term commitments to Pacific University by naming the university in their wills, arranging life income gifts (charitable trusts, gift annuities, etc.) or making gifts of life insurance or other estate assets. At their request, some members are not listed here. 

Briefly Noted, Fall 2013

Featuring news from the newest programs at Pacific University, plus an upcoming inspirational event promoting eye care for infants.

Boxers & Badgers

Sidney Harper Marsh was Pacific's first president and spent much of his 25-year tenure diligently fundraising for the university and its mission. The following members of the Marsh Society are Boxers & Badgers who gave up to $499 between July 1, 2012, and June 30, 2013.

Honors & Awards, Fall 2013

Featuring top accomplishments by Pacific University faculty and staff members Jenny Smythe, Christine Guenther, Hannu Laukkanen, Deepa Rao and Shilpi Banerjee.

Gifts in Honor

Throughout the year, Pacific receives many gifts from donors wishing to commemorate a friend or loved one. Honorary gifts ensure that generations to come will have the opportunity to succeed at Pacific. The following honorary gifts were made between July 1, 2012, and June 30, 2013.

Employee Giving

Almost two-thirds of Pacific University employees made financial gifts to the university during the 2012-2013 fiscal year. The 63 percent employee giving rate is among the top at Pacific’s peer universities.